International Administration: Law and Management Practices in International Organisations describes the law and practice of the internal functioning of international organizations. It deals with questions such as recruitment and retention policies of the staff of international organizations, the differing environments in which these employees work, their privileges and immunities, staff representation, and the judicial remedies open to staff. It also deals with such topics as social security and pensions, the relationship between the heads of the organizations and Member States in staff and administrative matters, the administrative coordination between organizations, and the need for reform in times of (financial) crisis. The contributors all have a wide experience in international administration.
This publication is of interest not only to students of administrative sciences, but to staff representatives, personnel departments and legal departments of international organizations as well as of Ministries of Foreign Affairs and trade missions.
This volume contains new material as well as material previously published in the loose-leaf publication "International Administration: Law and Management Practices in International Organisations" ISBN 978 0 79230 465 4
Chris de Cooker, LL.M, Columbia University. A former lecturer in international law at the University of Leyden joining the European Space Agency in 1984, where he currently is the Head of the International Relations Department. He has been an advisor to several international organizations on internal justice issues.
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